H.R.4650 - Stop Outsourcing Security Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 02/23/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Armed Services; Intelligence (Permanent)|
|Latest Action:||02/23/2010 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4650 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/23/2010)
Stop Outsourcing Security Act - Directs the Secretary of State to ensure that only government personnel provide security services at U.S. diplomatic or consular missions in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Requires the President to report to Congress, by June 1, 2010, on the status of planning for the use, by January 1, 2011, of government and military personnel instead of private contractors for mission critical or emergency essential functions in all conflict zones where Congress has authorized the use of force. Directs any individual or entity under contract with the federal government to provide mission critical or emergency essential functions after such date to allow Congress to examine their accounting practices. Outlines additional requirements relating to renewals of such contracts.
Authorizes specified congressional access to contracts and task orders in excess of $5 million entered into by the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of State, the Department of the Interior, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) during the period beginning October 1, 2001, and ending on the last day of the month during which this Act is enacted for work to be performed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Requires certain reports to Congress regarding contracts for the performance of work in Iraq and Afghanistan.